The European and International Booksellers Federation elected Fabian Paagman, CEO of Boekhandel Paagman in The Hague (NL) and Jean-Luc Treutenaere, President of the SDLC – Syndicat des distributeurs de produits culturels and Director of External Affairs at Cultura (FR) as EIBF Co-Presidents.
President of the Syndicat des Distributeurs de Loisirs Culturels (SDLC) and Director for External Affairs at Cultura, France
Our mission is to give booksellers a strong voice in the public sphere. Bookshops have an essential role in society as places of culture and in supporting learning and literacy. Our role is to continuously promote awareness of the beneficial role of bookshops among decision-makers at European level. We strive to ensure the best possible regulatory framework and business environment for the trade in a commodity of special cultural value.
President of the Svenska Bokhandlareforeningen and owner of Djursholms Bokhandeln, Sweden
Board Member of the Syndicat des Distributeurs de Loisirs Culturels (SDLC) and CEO of le Furet du nord, France
Matthieu de Montchalin
President of Alire, EIBF delegate for the Syndicat de la libraire française (SLF) and owner of L’Armitière, France
Managing Director of the Vereniging Vlaamse Boekverkopers (VVB), Belgium
Dr. Jessica Sänger
Director for European and International Affairs at the Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels, Germany
Former President of the BA U.K & Ireland and owner of The Book Case, Lowdham, UK
EIBF Vice President for International Affairs
Vice-President for International Affairs, Board Memeber
CEO of the American Booksellers Association, USA
The Team in Brussels
EU Affairs & Communication Officer
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